Voter Registration & Elections

Official Results - January 5, 2021 Special Election - 90th House of Delegates District

Order to Call a  June 8, 2021 Primary Election
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2020 Changes to Virginia's Election Laws: ELECT's Policy Division Summary and Code of Virginia Title §24.2. 


NEWS RELEASE:    VIRGINIA DEPARTMENT OF ELECTIONS ANNOUNCES STATEWIDE POST-ELECTION RISK LIMITING AUDIT FOR THE NOVEMBER 2020 GENERAL ELECTION

The Virginia Department of Elections (ELECT) will coordinate a statewide post-election Risk Limiting Audit (RLA) of the November 2020 General Election for President and U.S. Senate. The audit was announced by Christopher Piper, Commissioner of the Department of Elections, at the January 12, 2021 State Board of Elections meeting.

Pursuant to Va. Code §24.2-671.1 , ELECT is required to coordinate an annual post-election RLA of ballot scanner machines used in the Commonwealth of Virginia.  All of the 133 localities in the Commonwealth of Virginia will be participating in the audit.

... ELECT will review and announce the audit completion and its results at a virtual meeting on Tuesday, March 2 at 11:30 AM.  A video recording of this meeting is now available.


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The Ballot Scout Vote-By-Mail ballot tracking system below is designed to track ballot as it in enroute to you the voter and back enroute to use from the voter. To track your ballot enter the requested information below or you may go to the Department of Elections' website at https://vote.elections.virginia.gov/VoterInformation/Lookup/status​ and enter the requested information or call (757) 385-8683 to see if your ballot has been received.

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 Sample Ballot


A Sample Ballots for the June 8, 2021 Democratic Party (84th HOD) and Republican Party (83rd HOD) Primary Elections. A more comprehensive list will be posted soon.

​If you are unsure of your precinct number/name the information can be found on your voter information notice/card, on the Department of Elections​ website or by contacting our office.​

 Voting ID Requirements

​Identification is required for all in person voting. Find out what type of IDs​ are acceptable. Voter Identification Chart​.​

Voting Is As Easy As 1-2-3

 The Voting Experience!​

All polling locations open at 6:00 a.m. and close at 7:00 p.m. on election day.​

You may regist​er to vote​​ if you are a United States citizen, a resident of Virginia, will be 18 years of age by the day of the next General Election, have had your voting rights restored if you have ever been convicted of a felony and have had your capacity restored if you have been declared mentally incapacitated in a Circuit Court.

The voter registration deadline is 22 days before the next General or Primary Election as required by Commonwealth law. Residents must be registered in the precinct in which they reside. Vote by Mail Application Forms are available upon request.

Online Voter Registration and Online Vote By Mail Application. Citizens of Virginia can now register to vote, update their voter registration information, verify their voter registration status or apply for a vote by mail ballot (FPCA, FWAB, Annual, Virginia) online through the Department of Elections website. Click her​e​ to get started.​

Governor Process for Restoration of Voting and Civil Rights for Non-Violent Felons through the Secretary of the Commonwealth.

Third Party Voter Registration Training requires individuals and groups conducting voter registration drives to register and to receive training.  Also all individuals and groups that plan to obtain 25 or more voter registration applications must complete this training prior to obtaining these voter registration applications from the Department of Elections or a local voter registration office. All certifications expire on June 30th of each year, you must be recertified each year if you wish to continue to hold voter drives or distribute voter registration applications. You may contact the Department of Elections to scheduled training, ac​cess online training​ or contact your local voter registration and elections office. 

​​​Our Precinct List located under Related Information is updated to reflect any changes to precincts and polling locations. Contact our office by phone at (757) 385-8683 or email at voter@vbgov.com if additional information is needed or at grabsenteevote@vbgov.com for questions regarding voting absentee. Need to find your polling location​? Check your Voter Registratio​n Status.

Early In-Person Voting will be available at the Voter Registration & Elections​​​ office prior to the next scheduled election as required by law. Please be reminded that the deadline by which we must receive your absentee ballot application requesting your ballot by mail is no later than 5:00pm on the eleventh (11th) day before the election. You may submit your completed application online​, by mail, email or fax. The deadline to vote absentee in person is always the Saturday preceding the election. Mailed ballots must be received in our office by 7​​pm Election Day. Don't forget to check us out on facebo​ok​ for the latest news and information.​​​

 Elected City Leaders


  • The City of Virginia Beach is in the 2nd Congressional District represented by Congresswoman Elaine G. Luria​.
  • The Mayor of Virginia Beach is the Honorable Robert M. "Bobby" Dyer.
  • The School Board Chair for Virginia Beach City Public Schools is the Honorable Carolyn T. Rye​.​
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    To find out who our other elected officials are check out the Citizen's Guide to Federal, State and Local Offices​. 
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